Black History Month http://northernpublicradio.org en Let Freedom Sing: The Music Of The Abolitionists http://northernpublicradio.org/post/let-freedom-sing-music-abolitionists <p><strong>Sunday February 3rd at 6pm</strong></p><p><em>Let Freedom Sing</em> chronicles the idealistic artists, uncompromising personalities and powerful music of the era, and looks at how these forces combined to turn abolitionism from a scorned fringe movement into a nation-changing force. Our special is hosted by Noah Adams.</p> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 15:15:00 +0000 WNIJ 24683 at http://northernpublicradio.org Let Freedom Sing: The Music Of The Abolitionists Maya Angelou's Black History Month Special http://northernpublicradio.org/post/maya-angelous-black-history-month-special <p><strong>Sunday February 10th at 6pm</strong></p><p>As African Americans continue to be acknowledged by their communities, our country and internationally, this special features milestone conversations with Maya Angelou and lauded African Americans from the Grammy's to the Emmy's, Academy Awards, and Nobel Prize categories.</p> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 15:10:00 +0000 WNIJ 24684 at http://northernpublicradio.org Maya Angelou's Black History Month Special The Children of Children Keep Coming http://northernpublicradio.org/post/children-children-keep-coming <p><strong>Sunday February 17th at 6pm</strong></p><p>Through story and song, author Russell Goings has adapted his epic poem “The Children of Children Keep Coming” into an hour-long spoken word performance that delineates and celebrates the too often unsung African American cultural history.</p> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 15:05:00 +0000 WNIJ 24685 at http://northernpublicradio.org The Children of Children Keep Coming William's Leap For Freedom http://northernpublicradio.org/post/williams-leap-freedom <p><strong>Sunday February 24th at 6pm</strong></p><p>This original play is based on the life of freed slave William Wells Brown. The performance was recorded live in June 2010 and stars Mirron E. Willis as Wells Brown and features Barbara Rosenblat along with a multi-voice cast.<br> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 15:00:00 +0000 WNIJ 24686 at http://northernpublicradio.org William's Leap For Freedom